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Vision Literacy

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Vision Literacy

Santa Clara County Library

Provides tutoring in reading for English-speaking non-readers.

Description:

Provides small group tutoring to enable adults to improve their basic English literacy skills. Trains volunteer tutors. Provides free materials and on-going support to the tutor-learner pairs and small groups. Volunteers tutor in the Community Project, Computer Aided Literacy Project, and Health Literacy at Valley Medical Center. Meetings take place at a mutually agreed upon location. Training is provided for volunteers prior to tutoring. Literacy workshops provided on a variety of literacy topics. Additional volunteer opportunities exist for adults wishing to improve their job skills. .

Location

Public Transit:

Varies according to location.
540 Valley Way, Building 4, Milpitas, CA 95035 37.4275923 -121.9141544 Libraries

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Restroom
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair

Services

Fees:

None. Volunteers are requested to make a $20 donation to support training of volunteer tutors. Limited number of scholarships available. Cash, credit cards and checks accepted.

Audience:

Adults who need literacy support

Eligibility:

Adult with limited literacy skills, age 16 or over, reading and/or writing below 8th grade level

How to Apply:

Walk in, apply by phone or send request to info@visionliteracy.org.

Service Wait Estimate:

1-2 weeks.

Service Areas:

  • Alum Rock
  • Campbell
  • Cupertino
  • Gilroy
  • Los Altos
  • Los Gatos
  • Milpitas
  • Morgan Hill
  • Mountain View
  • San Jose
  • Santa Clara
  • Saratoga